Elisa Chiu operates at the intersection of tech innovation, cross-border collaboration and cultural immersion. She works with top entrepreneurs, professionals and creatives from Y Combinator, 500 Startups, Warner Bros., UBS, Deutsche Telekom and such for growth, market entry and investment in Asia. She is the founder and CEO of Anchor Taiwan‘s signature soft-landing program. This award-winning experience is deeply committed to bridging cultures through entrepreneurship, empowering talent and communities, and galvanizing business opportunities. It organizes industry congregations on topics ranging from IoT, smart mobility, hardware manufacturing, agriculture technology to blockchain.
Elisa sailed from Wall Street with a decade of experience at top-tier investment banks and hedge funds, trading and managing over US$1 billion assets in Pan Pacific Asia. A purpose-driven capitalist, she dedicates her expertise in finance to world-positive endeavors. She frequently works with accelerator programs (e.g. a mentor for Founder Institute), venture philanthropy funds (e.g. entrepreneur-investor connection at SOW Asia), and other mission-driven projects (e.g. Selection Committee for Clinton Global Initiative to empower women in tech). Elisa graduated with distinction from the University of Toronto with Master of Financial Economics (MFE), and University of British Columbia with a B.A. in Honours Economics.